Roy and I were reflecting about our articles over the last two years, and we had to chuckle…when we first started this business, some put us in the same category as salesmen offering a 32-percent return on your investment. They just didn’t believe that Social Security claiming strategies were available and that we were pulling […]
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At 7:30 just about every Thursday morning, I talk to one of my lifelong friends born and reared here who’s now living in a big city. We usually intend to get caught up on silly stuff from throughout the week but typically wind up complaining like grumpy old men instead. Recently, the reasons have been […]
What you were doing when you heard that Prince died; that one may stick with you for a while but will probably eventually be forgotten. What you were doing when you heard about the World Trade Center attacks; that will be hard to forget. April 27, 2011; for anyone living in Monroe County at the […]
Monroe County may seem like a far cry from music Meccas like Austin, Texas; Athens, Georgia; and Muscle Shoals, Alabama but in some regards, it’s just the same. The dreams of the young and young at heart here are at even kilter with those trying to find a voice from Atlanta’s hip hop scene to […]
A deadline will lapse on April 30, 2016, that allows those who turn 66 by this date to File and Suspend their Social Security benefits. First of all, what is File and Suspend? This is a claiming strategy that allows you to file for your benefit, collect your benefit at a later date and allow […]
As per chatter on the Monroe Journal’s Facebook page last week, the news of Amory High School no longer offering performing arts came as a shock to many alumnis. Its program, in previous years, produced hugely successful presentations like ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ and ‘Phantom of the Opera,’ the latter of which was […]
About two hours after the confetti dropped in Hollywood and Frisco Park erupted in joy, it sank in for me. Not that somebody who was just serving me sweet tea a few months ago at the Longhorn was the last ‘American Idol,’ but that I’ve gotten to personally live out a little bit of his […]
By Sen. Roger Wicker/For the Monroe Journal Imagine if Elvis Presley’s shotgun home in Tupelo had not been recognized as a famous site. Or if the legendary Biloxi Lighthouse had fallen into disrepair. Valuable pieces of our state’s history – not to mention U.S. history – could have been lost or forgotten. Instead, our state […]
In just a few hours, there will be dozens of plastic toys that light up the night and countless apple fritters with people’s names already on them. Even though an inflatable alien or the centripetal force of a carnival ride may not be for everyone, there is something happening this weekend with your name on […]
- Social Security Knowledge Center: The clock is ticking April 23, 2016
- Lady Panthers’ rally falls short against Corinth April 27, 2016
- Blue Wives taking donations for National Police Week April 28, 2016
- Amory Main Street kicking off Noon Tunes series April 28, 2016
- Harmon gives back to fans during quick trip home April 28, 2016
- Amory track places at regional meet April 30, 2016
- Social Security Knowledge Center: “The truth” April 30, 2016
- Strong storm system moves through county April 29, 2016
- Monroe County Sheriff’s Office makes controlled substance arrests April 29, 2016
- Lions roar through opening round of baseball playoffs April 29, 2016
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